In fashion it’s all about details

Hello, everyone! Todays post are about details in our wardrobe. You may think that details doesn’t change anything, but you are wrong, it can change completely the look.  Accessories and clothes are equally important in your outfit, working together to create a harmony that express your style and who you are. Accessories give more importance to your personal style, taste and prefences. Like the fashion itself, the shapes, silhouettes and colors of the accessories also change over time.

1.Handbags or purses

This accessory can be seen on every person’s back or hand- even men these days cannot imagine life without having a back to put all the essentials in. Just men usually use it as an item for storage, while women can wear it by putting only one item in it. And it doesn’t matter if it is a huge or a small handbag, backpack or a clutch. It will always add up an accent. By wearing, for example, dark colors, bright handbag would attract the attention of the outfit. For that you can also purchase designer handbags, which can give a luxurious look to any clothes you wear.

*The item “purse” originally referred to a small bag for holding coins. In many English- speaking countries it is still used to refer to a small money bag. A “handbag” is a larger accessory that holds objects beyond currency, such as personal items. American English tipically uses the terms purse and handbag interchangeably. The term handbag began appearing in the early 1900s. Initially, it was most often used to refer to men’s hand- luggage. Womens’s bags grew larger and more complex during this period, and the term was attached to the accessory.

2. Jewellery

It makes every woman shine and adds up more glam. Jewellery accessories can be a good accent for plain color outfits or a shining detail for the occasional clothes. It is an important accessory for people who want to outstand from the crowd or simply feel gorgeous.

*Necklaces are adopted by early civilizations around the world. These are believed to be as old as 40,000 years. The oldest forms of the necklace are made from shells, teeth or bone beads, bird feathers, carved wood, seeds, stones and other artful natural elements found in the environment. Some used more precious materials from hard-to-find places, like the valuable necklace made of Mediterranean red coral beads found in a Neolithic remains in the Alps, dated around 4,200-3,400 BC.

Jewelry with gemstones was first used by the Romans during the first century. Later on, it became a trend for women to wear many necklaces at once until it’s use waned. In the late 14th century, necklaces regained popularity.

*Bracelets– after the ornaments for the neck, another oldest form of jewelry is the bracelet for wrist, arm or ankle. Archaeologists were able to date back the earliest bracelet to 7,500 BC found in Turkey. It was made of obsidian. Primitive humans were thought to have formed ancient bangles from stones, wood, and shells, then later on, from copper and bronze. The ancient Chinese wore bracelets on wrist made from wood, jade, and gold.

*Earrings– the Sumerian women wore crescent-shaped gold hoop earrings at around 2,500 BC, according to archaeologists. In 1,500 BC Egypt, earrings were worn by both men and women. Ancient Egyptian earrings were usually mushroom-shaped studs or plugs to be stretched in the earlobe by an enlarged hole.

In the first millennium BC, Greeks and Etruscans wore earrings as a symbol of wealth. The wore hoop earrings, disk earrings, as well as leech earrings – a thick tube secured by a hidden wire, and box-type earrings. All these were stamped out of thin sheets of gold and were embellished with scrolls, flowers and fine palmettes.

3.Hats

A hat is a head covering which is worn for various reasons, including protection against weather conditions, ceremonial reasons such as university graduation, religious reasons, safety, or as a fashion accessory.

* The earliest known hat was worn by a Bronze Age man named Otzi, a mummified body frozen in a mountain where it was found to be there since around 3,300 BC. This headwear was a bearskin cap that looks like a Russian fur hat without flaps. Ancient, upper- class Egyptians cover their heads with headdress to keep them cool. In Mesopotamia, people wore conical hats or those that resemble an inverted vase.

4.Sunglasses

All of us know that sunglasses are used to protect our eyes from the sun, but it is for fashion accessories as well. A lot of people are wearing it to match the outfits and express their personal style. Nevertheless, this accessory is a good idea to mark the beauty of the face, or simply with bigger sunglasses, you could cover your shortcomings. Also, these days it is popular to wear simple glasses without dioptrics. They add up elegance and gives attention to your face. The most important, to wear glasses that match the shape of the face.

*In the early 20th century, they were also known as sun cheaters (cheaters) then being an American slang term for glasses).

In general, the meaning of the accessories to the outfit is simple- it points out the style, brings unspoken communication and brings a glamorous look.

~WITH LOVE~

Inese Baumane

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